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Bachelor of Science in Agri-Biosciences

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BSc
Programme Code: CR_SAGBI_7
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
 
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:Yes
 
Programme Credits:180
programmeReviewDate:September 2022
Department:BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES - CORK
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A comprehensive knowledge of the theories, concepts and methods related to agri-biosciences
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) An ability to link the theoretical knowledge of subject areas related to agri-food production to the practical skills required to test, interpret and critically analyse data.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to gather information from a variety of sources, analyse and evaluate evidence and present a clear conclusion in written and oral forms.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Evaluate complex problems related to agri-food industries and exercise appropriate judgement in these situations.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to use practical and professional skills appropriate to the field of agri-biosciences.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work ethically and autonomously as a member of a team and to supervise staff in a well-defined work setting.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address learning needs at the professional and personal levels in the workplace.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to analyse the context in which agri-food industries operate, and defend the need for high standards in professional practice
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
PHOL6007 Animal & Plant Physiology
BIOL6003 Laboratory Operations
MATH6056 Maths for Biological Sciences
CHEM6011 Biological Chemistry 1
BIOL6007 Biomolecules and Cells

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOM6001 Microbes, Enzymes & Energy
AGRI6025 Agri-Food Production
CHEM6009 Biological Chemistry 2
STAT6013 Biostatistics and Probability
PHYS6044 Heat and Light
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOT6001 Introduction to Biotechnology
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOT6008 Environmental Biotechnology
BIOM6006 Microbial Diversity
BIOL6024 Structural Biochemistry
BIOT6002 Immunoanalysis
AGRI6021 Soil Science
Elective
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
BIOT6012 Mammalian Biotechnology

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOL6017 Metabolic Biochemistry
BIOT6005 Introduction to Quality System
BIOT6013 Agri-Biotechnology
BIOM6007 Bacteriology
BIOT7002 Bioanalytical Techniques
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOT6011 Computational Biology
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
FOOD7006 Food Analytics
BIOL7030 Animal Nutrition
GENE7002 Molecular Biology
BIOT7015 Crop Biotechnology
FOOD7005 Food Quality Management
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOM7009 Microbial Ecosystems
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PLAC7019 Agri-Biosciences Placement

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